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Ed Murrow Mark II?

It is rare to see a commentator, especially on TV, take on a politician. Ed Murrow did it publicly - and famously. Nowadays the Ed Murrows of this world are sadly missing.

Just witness in the last days how the media has seemingly unquestioningly simply reported the White House line on Iran and the Administration's leaked "news" on that Israel air strike by Israel on Syria. No challenges, no queries, no independent investigations of any actual facts.

The "space" previously occupied by Ed Murrow seems to have been taken up by commentator Keith Olbermann. Watch [and read] this pointed and hard-hitting attack on George Bush "Your Hypocrisy is So Vast" from

Olbermann even signs off with the same words as Ed Murrow did. Pity we don't see and read more Olbermanns.


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